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Builder, 51, who scooped a £76million EuroMillions jackpot says he will honour quotes for work he took on before his lottery win

Daily Mail logo Daily Mail 6 days ago Zoie O'brien For Mailonline

Mr Clark (pictured) carried on working before he was urged to check his stash by his partner Trisha © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Mr Clark (pictured) carried on working before he was urged to check his stash by his partner Trisha EuroMillions winner Andrew Clark will finish all of the work he agreed to before his life changing £76million Euro Millions win, he has revealed.

The builder from Boston in Lincolnshire had not even realised he had won for six weeks as he drove around working, with the winning ticket stuffed into his sun visor.

He has reportedly told friends and colleagues he will honour all of his planned workload.

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Plumber Gordon Jackson, 68, told The Mirror: 'Andy is a very conscientious bloke... He's going to honour the jobs he's started.

'If it was me, I'd say, 'Look, I'm very sorry but I've won the lottery and I won't be doing the work'.

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'But he's going to finish the jobs because he is an honest guy, a good bloke. He's a good lad, dead straight. Fair play to the guy.

'I'm really pleased the money's gone to somebody who works for a living.'

a car parked in front of a house: Mr Clark has bought a house, a Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 and a Nissan Qashqai (pictured outside the couple's current home) since he found out he was the winner last week © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Mr Clark has bought a house, a Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 and a Nissan Qashqai (pictured outside the couple's current home) since he found out he was the winner last week

It is believed he will call in others to help him finish the jobs before enjoying his huge win.

He and partner Trish Fairhurst, 51, went public over the £76,369,806 win, just days before Christmas, after finding out about the draw which took place on November 2.

a man wearing a hat: Christmas has come early for Mr Clark and his partner Trisha - but he revealed they would be staying the UK over the festive period and enjoying New Year's Eve in Skegness  © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Christmas has come early for Mr Clark and his partner Trisha - but he revealed they would be staying the UK over the festive period and enjoying New Year's Eve in Skegness 

They splashed out on cars for relatives and said their loved ones would be 'well looked after'.  

The grandfather-of-three scooped the 12th biggest win ever in the UK after buying the ticket in his local Post Office.

a man and a woman posing for a picture: Mr Clark said he only checked through his tickets after his partner Trisha, left, told him to. He also revealed that he will be sharing his millions with more than 20 people in his family, including Trisha's 14-year-old daughter, who has special needs © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Mr Clark said he only checked through his tickets after his partner Trisha, left, told him to. He also revealed that he will be sharing his millions with more than 20 people in his family, including Trisha's 14-year-old daughter, who has special needs

Christmas has come early for the 51-year-old, announced he will now be taking early retirement but will be 'managing' his workload first. 

Referring to himself as 'the man who nearly lost £76 million', Mr Clark revealed he stockpiled lottery tickets in the visor of his van and only checked after Trisha nagged him to.

a man wearing glasses and smiling at the camera © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited

Mr Clark has bought a four-bed house, an £80,000 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 and a Nissan Qashqai since he found out he was the winner last week.  

He said he and his family will stay in the UK over the festive period and enjoy dinner in a restaurant in Skegness on New Year's Eve.   

Mr Clark also revealed that he will be sharing his millions with more than 20 people in his family, including Trisha's 14-year-old daughter, who has special needs.

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